Category: retail

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will

Battle of the retailers …

Retailers which dominate the market place like Amazon and Walmart offer customers endless choice at cheap prices, which many other brands can’t compete with. However, this is starting to change with two new trends emerging – the offering of hyper personalised products, or anonymous products which follow a ‘one size fits all’ policy. Have a

The rise of manless and cashless retail continues …

JD has launched an unmanned shop in Jakarta, Indonesia which integrates cutting edge technologies like RFID, facial recognition, and image recognition to provide the modern consumer with an efficient retail experience. After AmazonGo and Walmart approach unmanned shops, JD is accelerating the transformation in the retail category with the JD.ID X-Mart. It is powered by

AR Navitainment …

Watch this fascinating video by Blippar showcasing how AR can deliver much more than just helping to find your way in larger spaces. It creates engaging experiences and can even help educating newbies.

Why You Should Immediately Start Working on Your Voice Marketing Strategy …

written together with Carolyn Manion The future of your successful business depends on its ability to keep up with the fast digitization that drives our younger generations forward. While robots, artificial intelligence, and big data are probably the first things that pop into our minds when we think of relevant innovations to incorporate into businesses

Artificial Intelligence Innovations: Changing Businesses for the Better …

created together with Carolyn Manion The influence of artificial intelligence has penetrated almost every sector of business and science, laying a landscape of rapidly changing processes and products before us. While ethical concerns, suspicion of data privacy breach, and fears of automation taking over human jobs persist, many of these innovations are proving that industries

Start small for big success …

I had the pleasure to be invited by MarketScale to their podcast and talk about business transformation, big data, artificial intelligence, … with their host Sean Heath. Really enjoyed the conversation and the exchange with Sean. An almost complete download of my recommendations when it comes to digital / business transformation. About MarketScale MarketScale creates

The five ar must business areas …

The five ar must-use business areas your boss should invest in. Proud to see that we are working on four of them already and will start exploring the 5th one this month :).

Do you speak AI?

Sharing some basic findings on artificial intelligence, an overview of the market and opportunities for marketing.